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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
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Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
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      Region Details
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      122
      Trails Mountain Bike
      88
      Trails Hike
      75
      Trails Trail Running
      75
      Trails Horse
      37
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Trails Observed Trials
      9
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Trails Snowmobile
      38
      Trails Snowshoe
      35
      Trails Nordic Ski
      11
      Total Distance
      140 miles
      Total Descent
      13,368 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,806 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,077 ft
      Reports
      299
      Photos
      67
      Ridden Counter
      1,602

      Popular Rensselaer County Mountain Biking Trails

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      Red Pine (Yellow)
      Pittstown State Forest
      Superman
      Pittstown State Forest
      Vine
      Pittstown State Forest
      Scut Farkus
      Pittstown State Forest
      Zig Zag (Yellow Blaze)
      Pittstown State Forest
      Knuckle (Blue Blaze)
      Pittstown State Forest
      Buck Barrow
      Pittstown State Forest
      State Fire Line
      Pittstown State Forest
      Scutter
      Pittstown State Forest
      Ward Hollow
      Pittstown State Forest
      Deuce and a half
      Pittstown State Forest
      Bonnie & Clyde (Red Blaze)
      Pittstown State Forest
      Chet Bell
      Grafton Lakes State Park
      GLSP Way Connector
      Grafton Lakes State Park
      Spruce Ridge
      Grafton Lakes State Park

      Rensselaer County Mountain Bike Routes

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      SMBA EPIC 2021
      Grafton
      20 miles
      Pittstown State Forest - SMBA
      Pittstown State Forest
      9 miles
      Short Ride
      Pittstown State Forest
      4 miles
      Bonnie & Clyde Out and Back
      Pittstown State Forest
      8 miles
      5 mile Pittstown State Forest Cross-country Ridepopular ridelog5 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      Past Week
      • 1 rides

      Photos of Rensselaer County Mountain Bike

      127 |
      Jun 11, 2020 @ 7:09pm
      Jun 11, 2020
      111 |
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 7:55pm
      Oct 9, 2019
      170 |
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 7:55pm
      Oct 9, 2019
      140 |
      May 31, 2018 @ 6:42pm
      May 31, 2018
      123 |
      May 31, 2018 @ 6:42pm
      May 31, 2018
      69 |
      May 31, 2018 @ 6:42pm
      May 31, 2018
      69 |
      May 31, 2018 @ 6:41pm
      May 31, 2018
      45 |
      May 31, 2018 @ 6:41pm
      May 31, 2018

      Videos of Rensselaer County Mountain Bike

      Superman
      trail: Superman
      1:32 | 905 | May 20, 2014
      Superman
      trail: Superman
      0:05 | 350 | May 15, 2014
      No Footer
      trail: Superman
      0:19 | 436 | Nov 16, 2013
      Superman bmx
      trail: Superman
      0:15 | 226 | Aug 13, 2011
      Superman bmx in a train
      trail: Superman
      0:28 | 216 | Aug 13, 2011
      Me hitting the Superman drop
      trail: Superman
      0:11 | 88 | Mar 11, 2010
      Pittstown MTB 2020

      27:35 | 307 | Jun 21, 2020
      OAF pulls a bender on Superman
      trail: Superman
      0:10 | 129 | Nov 8, 2008

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Zig Zag (Yellow Blaze)
      Pittstown State Forest
      Apr 9, 2022 @ 11:34am
      Apr 9, 2022
      Prevalent MudMost of it is under a thin layer of...Yeetbooyyy
      Scut Farkus
      Pittstown State Forest
      Apr 9, 2022 @ 11:34am
      Apr 9, 2022
      Prevalent MudMost of it is under a thin layer of...Yeetbooyyy
      Red Pine (Yellow)
      Pittstown State Forest
      Apr 9, 2022 @ 11:34am
      Apr 9, 2022
      Prevalent MudMost of it is under a thin layer of...Yeetbooyyy
      Vine
      Pittstown State Forest
      Nov 9, 2021 @ 11:44am
      Nov 9, 2021
      Prevalent MudA decent trail but soggy as hell. That...Mustang289
      Ward Hollow
      Pittstown State Forest
      Nov 9, 2021 @ 11:44am
      Nov 9, 2021
      VariableA decent trail, muddy in spots.Mustang289
      Mill Pond
      Grafton Lakes State Park
      Aug 21, 2021 @ 6:00am
      Aug 21, 2021
      VariableSlippery rootsTcraiglinz
      Lollipop
      Grafton Lakes State Park
      Aug 21, 2021 @ 6:00am
      Aug 21, 2021
      VariableSlickTcraiglinz
      Flip Flop
      Grafton Lakes State Park
      Aug 21, 2021 @ 6:00am
      Aug 21, 2021
      VariableSlickTcraiglinz
      Buck Barrow
      Pittstown State Forest
      Jul 11, 2021 @ 8:47am
      Jul 11, 2021
      Variable Gnarly side trail for Bonnie & Clyde....C8H10N4O2
      Bonnie & Clyde (Red Blaze)
      Pittstown State Forest
      Jul 11, 2021 @ 8:44am
      Jul 11, 2021
      Variable Variety trail that flips between...C8H10N4O2

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #856455bonesmtb2commentreportZig Zag (Yellow Blaze)
      Apr 9, 2022 @ 1:05pm
      Apr 9, 2022
      user #2321079YeetbooyyyaddreportZig Zag (Yellow Blaze) and 2 more
      Apr 9, 2022 @ 11:36am
      Apr 9, 2022
      user #652435Eastern-States-Cupaddphoto in Albany, New York, United States
      Jan 30, 2022 @ 2:15pm
      Jan 30, 2022
      user #1220157scotmtbbetavotetrailSuperman
      Nov 30, 2021 @ 6:14am
      Nov 30, 2021
      user #2243905Mustang289addreportVine and 1 more
      Nov 9, 2021 @ 3:21pm
      Nov 9, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #856455bonesmtb2reportZig Zag (Yellow Blaze)It is way too early in the season to ride...
      Apr 9, 2022 @ 1:05pm
      Apr 9, 2022
      user #1651242spinaltapreportKnuckle (Blue Blaze)Trail's riding good.
      Jul 2, 2021 @ 8:45am
      Jul 2, 2021
      user #984573JpmchereportZig Zag (Yellow Blaze)Correction: medium size tree
      Apr 13, 2021 @ 3:21pm
      Apr 13, 2021
      user #2100718jasondeetrailSaphouse TrailThis trail is super technical and hard because...
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 3:51pm
      Oct 23, 2020
      user #1520824cyclocosmtrailDeuce and a halfAwesome—thanks for the update!
      Sep 11, 2020 @ 1:33pm
      Sep 11, 2020

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike8855 miles4,852 ft20 miles1,063 ft
      6629941,483
      Hike7547 miles4,134 ft17 miles1,063 ft
      1299447
      Trail Running7547 miles4,134 ft17 miles1,063 ft
      299118
      Horse3727 miles1,781 ft10 miles810 ft
      1821
      Dirtbike/Moto11 mile92 ft2,467 ft148 ft
      1732
      Observed Trials97 miles374 ft2 miles413 ft
      21
      ATV/ORV/OHV11 mile92 ft2,467 ft148 ft
      173
      Snowmobile3887 miles8,609 ft31 miles1,808 ft
      Snowshoe3522 miles1,552 ft8 miles479 ft
      1066
      Nordic Ski10
      68
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